Experience Culture, History, and Adventures at Métis Crossing and Lac La Biche

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries, Highway 28, Historic Site, Interpretive Centre, Metis Crossing, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake, Smoky Lake County, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Water Adventures

Head to Métis Crossing for authentic cultural experiences in a retreat-like setting, then go north and play in Alberta’s lake country. Written by Karen Ung As we walk down the old Victoria Trail along the North Saskatchewan River, at first glance, it appears little has changed since the 1800s. Original homesteads remain, filled with period furniture and artifacts, chickens cluck in the yard, and a Red River Cart sits out front ready to haul goods to the trading post. The …

Top 25 Things to Do in the Lac La Biche Region

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, Entertainment, Events, Fall Adventures, Fashions, Fishing, Highway 28, Highway 55, Indigenous Attraction, It's Time To Go, Lac La Biche Region, Lakeland Region, Local Food, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Roadtrips, Seasons, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Water Adventures

Home to pristine wilderness, gorgeous provincial parks, and beautiful lakes, perfect to see the night sky, search for wildlife and birds, or enjoy the vast network of trails via hiking, quadding, or ATVing. If you’re interested in visiting an incredible indigenous art gallery, Lac La Biche is a hidden gem full of fun things to do and see. Getting to Lac La Biche Lac La Biche is located about 215 kilometres northeast of Edmonton, Alberta off Highway 55. Or, if …

Get your Thrill in Bonnyville!

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, Fall Adventures, Glendon, Highway 28, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures

Bonnyville is a multi-natural and bustling community, known for its beautiful scenery and relaxing lake life. It’s always a great time of year to get your thrill in Bonnyville! Attractions Highlights to see. A statue of Angus Shaw, a late 1700s fur trader and explorer, stands guard at the Bonnyville & District Museum, where you can relive the adventures and witness the hardships of life in the fur trade. It also features the pioneering families of the area. Don’t miss …

Wainwright Feels Right – Roam Here on your Next Roadtrip!

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, Entertainment, Events, Highway 14, It's Time To Go, Museums, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Wainwright

Amidst a bright and bold prairie, Wainwright is a community-minded, family-first and recreation-focused. It’s also a great place with great locally-focused shopping, dining and activities. Plus, the sunsets are gorgeous at Bushy Head Lake! See it all for yourself and discover the best things to do, see & experience in this lovely town. Experience Once you get here, you will experience a town that vibrant and alive with the amenities of a city –  without the hustle and bustle. Make …

Must-See Attractions for your Summer Roadtrips

Rebecca Isbister 2022 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Fall Adventures, Historic Site, Interpretive Centre, Metis Crossing, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Southeast of Edmonton, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village, Winter Adventures

Fancy taking a road trip through time? We put together a list of some of the coolest museums and heritage areas East of Edmonton you can visit if you’re wanting some local knowledge and cool facts. Pack your things, jump in the car, and go! Northeast of Edmonton Visit this region’s museums to explore Francophone, Indigenous history, and unique collections: Legal –  a bilingual community and featuring over 35 murals portraying the history of francophone families. Admire the painted walls …

Sweet 16 Awesome August Adventures and Super Summer Festivals

Rebecca Isbister 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Entertainment, Events, Indigenous Attraction, It's Time To Go, Itinerary, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Roadside Attraction, Roadtrip2021, Roadtrips, Shopping, Southeast of Edmonton, Summer Adventures

Are you making the most of the longer summer days? There’s plenty to see and do, so what are you waiting for? Take your pick and go on an adventure. 1 Super Summer of Events & Festivals  Our Summer Events Guide has everything to make the most out of your summer. The Events Calendar has more details, posters and schedules of the best Fairs, Festivals and Rodeos across the region. Check out 6 Must-Do Adventures Take a hike on the many Terrific Trails. Immerse your self in …

Find your Adventure in Strathcona County!

Jolene Kisilevich 2021 Roadtrip Adventures, Attractions, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Elk Island National Park, Entertainment, Events, Highway 16, Museums, Outdoor Adventures, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Sherwood Park, Shopping, Strathcona County, Summer Adventures

This is the place to experience the untouched majesty of the wilderness in the natural areas found across Strathcona County. Experience a taste of culture through live music and art and take a bite out of local cuisine through food and drinks at some of Sherwood Park’s newest restaurants. If you’re looking for that special something, you’re going to find it at any of the shopping options available here. Experience the wonder of nature Strathcona County is proud to be a part …

7 Super Summer Travel Tips & Trips!

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Athabasca County, Attractions, Bonnyville, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Fishing, Golfing, Highway 28, Highway 55, Iron Horse Trail, It's Time To Go, Lakeland Region, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, Metis Crossing, Museums, North Saskatchewan River, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Smoky Lake County, Summer Adventures, Vermilion, Water Adventures

Check out some of our top #goeastofedmonton Travel Destinations! You are sure to be inspired to #Takeitothelake with these Travel tips and trips. Over the past month, we’ve added some awe-inspiring Northeast Alberta travel stories. It’s Time to Go East of Edmonton! Here’s why… Boatin’, Barbecuin’ and Chillin’ with Ice Cream in Athabasca County A day on the water, surrounded by the natural beauty of Athabasca, is enough to make anyone feel at home. Check out the story here to find out how to get in on a …

It’s Epic, It’s Unforgettable…It’s time to Go to Cold Lake!

Rebecca Isbister #TakeItToTheLake, 2020 Daytrips & Getaways Campaign - It's Time to GO!, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Cold Lake, Drink, Eat & Shop, Fall Adventures, Fishing, Golfing, Highway 28, Iron Horse Trail, Lakeland Region, Local Food, MD of Bonnyville, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures, Parks & Trails, Restaurants, Roadtrips, Shopping, Spring Adventures, Summer Adventures, Water Adventures

An urban community in the midst of rural Alberta, Cold Lake is surrounded by the natural beauty of its clear blue waters, to the rugged forest backdrop in close proximity. Get away from it all and back to nature here in Cold Lake, with its small-town feel and city amenities. Read on for our tips on what to see and do in Cold Lake, the ‘hidden gem of Northeast Alberta’. Attractions Embracing its historical past and the future, Cold Lake …

Discover Plamondon’s Memory Lane

Jolene Kisilevich #TakeItToTheLake, Campgrounds & RV Parks, Camping, Highway 28, Lac La Biche Region, Museums, Northeast of Edmonton, Outdoor Adventures

Local heritage of art, nature, and community offers a soothing escape – Jeremy Derksen for #TakeItToTheLake Here’s your invitation to #TakeItToTheLake! & please share this with friends and family so they too can come visit this summer and/or for you to get out and renew yourself by getting close to the water. If you’ve ever gone back to visit your childhood home after many years away, you know the sensation. Everything is familiar but somehow smaller. In the Plamondon Mini …